Are you looking for an exciting leadership opportunity? We are currently seeking a Gallery Coordinator - Operations and Engagement to join the team!
Maitland is a dynamic city, conveniently situated in the Hunter Valley, just a 30 minute drive from Newcastle and two hours from Sydney. Maitland’s liveability and employment opportunities have driven commercial investment and residential growth with over 90,000 residents expected to call Maitland home by 2023.
The Maitland Regional Art Gallery delivers engaging art exhibitions and cultural programs for the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the enjoyment of the growing Maitland community and its visitors. Through the acquisition, development, care and management of the MRAG collection, we bring our works of art to life and increase public access to ideas, history and conversations.
As the Gallery Coordinator – Operations and Engagement, you will be responsible for coordinating the day to day operation of the section and collaborating as a member of the department in delivering Maitland City Council’s Operational Plan. This includes providing high level administrative and business development support to the Gallery Director, working in partnership with the curational and vibrant city teams to develop marketing and digital engagement strategies to promote and enhance Gallery services and initiatives.
This role will also manage visitor services, oversee the management of the Gallery shop and manage, develop and support the Gallery’s volunteers to ensure compliance all while providing expertise, guidance, supervision and leadership.
You will have a strong interest in sharing art and culture with the community. To be successful in this role you will have degree qualifications in an arts related field or equivalent coupled with solid experience in an arts or cultural environment including Australian visual arts.
You will have demonstrated experience in arts administration and its operations with the ability to develop, manage and monitor budgets. As a natural leader with a high level of interpersonal, problem solving, conflict resolution and influencing skills you will have the ability to manage staff to successfully deliver defined outcomes.